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Wheatland, home of 15th President of the United States James Buchanan.
Youth Group Museum Educators are passionate about American history and enjoy teaching young people about the subject. Volunteers will provide special tours of the President's mansion for students in elementary school, middle school, high school, college, and for home schooled students.
We're looking for volunteers who are enthusiastic about history; dependable & motivated; possess good verbal communication skills; possess the ability to be on your feet for an hour and ability to climb stairs. Must be 18 years or older. Available to work a 1-2 hour program.
Staff will provide historical content training as well as guidance on best practices with guiding groups through and around antiques within a 19th century environment. Volunteers will also receive articles and books to read to increase their knowledge on various subjects. New volunteers will be scheduled to shadow other educators as part of their training.
Schedule will be as coordinated with the Director of President James Buchanan's Wheatland.